26 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Shells"
Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 1)

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1986-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Copied onto C86-88.) Joseph played Pa Lambi (conch shell). He also discusses its history and uses. He is joined by several Haitian dancers. The folklife area in 1986 focused on Miami-Dade, which stemmed from fieldwork work on the 1986 Miami-Dade Folklife Survey, conducted by Lauri Sommers, Tina Bucuvalas, and Nancy Nusz.
Collection
Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 7)

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 7)

Date
1986-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Copied onto C86-94.) Joseph played Po Lambi (conch shell). He also discusses its history and uses. He is joined by several Haitian dancers. The folklife area in 1986 focused on Miami-Dade, which stemmed from fieldwork work on the 1986 Miami-Dade Folklife Survey, conducted by Lauri Sommers, Tina Bucuvalas, and Nancy Nusz.
Collection
Barry Master demonstrating coquina architecture at the 1983 Flordia Folk Festival

Barry Master demonstrating coquina architecture at the 1983 Flordia Folk Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
Five color slides. Coquina is a type of rock that naturally develops from discarded coquina shells. Found mostly on Anastasia Island near St. Augustine, Florida.
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Interview with shell player Limone Joseph

Interview with shell player Limone Joseph

Date
1985-08-17
Description
One reel to reel tape (also copied onto audio cassette: C86-101). Interview with Po Lambi player (Haitian shell playing). The skill was used in rural Haitian villages to signal social gatherings, as work songs, and during harvesting. It is usually played with drums, and is of African origins. For Haitians, it is a symbol of their culture. He discusses learning po lambi; uses of it; life in rural Haiti; moving to the US (c. 1975); getting degree in Social Sciences; his family's reaction to his learning po lambi; history of the tradition; and teaching Haitian folklife to others. For images of Joseph, see S 1577, v. 41, S86-4721 - S86-4727. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
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Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: shell player Limone Joseph

Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: shell player Limone Joseph

Date
1986-05-24
Description
Seven color slides. Joseph leading a po lambi (Haitian shell playing) workshop. The skill was used in rural Haitian villages to signal social gatherings, as work songs, and harvesting. It is usuaslly played with drums, and is of African origin. For Haitians, it is a symbol of their culture. For an interveiw with Joseph, see S 1576, T86-58 (C86-101). The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Collection
Florida architecture: Architecture of White Springs

Florida architecture: Architecture of White Springs

Date
1978-04
Description
Thirty-four color slides. Images of White Springs architecture, focusing on natural elements such as rocks, stones, and shells. Missing are slides S78-765, 779, 782.
Collection
Florida architecture: St. Augustine structures

Florida architecture: St. Augustine structures

Date
1978-05
Description
Ten color slides. Images of various colonial structures in St. Augustine focusing on coquina (a shellrock found in the area). Slides S78-86 and S78-869 are missing.
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Interview with Amish artists Menno and Idah Ebersol

Interview with Amish artists Menno and Idah Ebersol

Date
1987-01-02
Description
One audio cassette. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art project between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Limone Joseph demonstrates polambi

Limone Joseph demonstrates polambi

Date
1985-08
Description
Two color slides. The Po lambi was a Haitian musical instrument. The skill was used in rural Haitian villages to signal social gatherings, as work songs, and harvetsing. It is usuaslly played with drums, and is of African origins. For Haitians, it is a symbol of their culture. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1985 and 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Collection
Shell decorated graves

Shell decorated graves

Date
1987
Description
Eleven color slides. Images are dark. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t86-045Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 1)SoundMusicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Music performance
Shells
Demonstrations
Dancers
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a_s1576_t86-051Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 7)SoundMusicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Music performance
Shells
Demonstrations
Dancers
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Barry Master demonstrating coquina architecture at the 1983 Flordia Folk FestivalBarry Master demonstrating coquina architecture at the 1983 Flordia Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Special events
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Demonstrations
Architecture
Occupational groups
Coquina
Shells
Rocks
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a_s1576_t86-058Interview with shell player Limone JosephSoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Music
Latinos
Haitian Americans
Shells
Interviewing
Interviews
Life histories
Drums
Musicians
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Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: shell player Limone JosephMetro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: shell player Limone JosephStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Music
Latinos
Haitian Americans
Shells
Workshops (Adult education)
Musicians
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Florida architecture: Architecture of White SpringsFlorida architecture: Architecture of White SpringsStill ImageFieldwork
Architecture
Bricks
Stone structures
Stone
Rocks
Material culture
Construction + architecture
Houses
Shells
Porches
Dwellings
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Florida architecture: St. Augustine structuresFlorida architecture: St. Augustine structuresStill ImageFieldwork
Architecture
Coquina
Stone structures
Stone walls
Shells
Colonial architecture
Windows
Buildings
Structures
Community culture
Bricks
Chimneys
Mortar
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a_s1708_04_tape09Interview with Amish artists Menno and Idah EbersolSoundFieldwork
Oral histories
Life histories
Sound recordings
Interviews
Art, Mennonite
Mennonites
Quilted goods
Quilting
Needlework
Shells
Carpentry
Carpenters
Quiltmakers
Needleworkers
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Limone Joseph demonstrates polambiLimone Joseph demonstrates polambiStill ImageFieldwork
Musical instruments
Music performance
Shells
Haitian Americans
African Americans
Arts, Haitian
Musicians
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Shell decorated gravesShell decorated gravesStill ImageFieldwork
Shells
Grave markers
Graves
Death rites
Community culture
Cemeteries
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